Please note – several headstones in Taruheru Cemetery Block 30 (from the 1970s and 1980s) have suffered damage due to a vehicle accident on 11 May 2021. Contact us for more information if your loved one is in this block.
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Details for Alex Alderton
|Date of Birth:||Unknown|
|Date of Death:||Unknown|
|Date of Burial:||02 August 1897 (Monday)|
|Inscription:||In memory of CHAS. HENDERSON, Sydney; J. LOHAN, Melbourne; N.E.ROBERTSON (ROBINSON), London; HARRY BALLARD, Rio de Janeiro;THOMAS CONROY (CONWAY), Dunedin; W. McGUIRE, Yorkshire; W. DYMOCK, London; A.WOOD(S), Dumbarton; (F.J) BIDMEADE, Christchurch; J. McNELLIE, Southampton; M.A.H.ALDERTON, Passenger, Whangarei who lost their lives by the wreck of the S.S. Tasmania which left Gisborne Roadstead on the night of Thursday 29 July 1897 and became a total wreck near Table Cape. 148 souls were on board, 137 were Saved, 11 were drowned. Erected by the Colonial Agents of Huddart, Parker & Co., Proprietary Line.|